As technology continues to be a major player in the field of education, teachers and administrators are often forced to quickly adapt to the ever-changing world of apps and updates swirling around them. This workshop will help educators understand and navigate some of the most impactful ideas centered around using technology to enhance student learning.
Participants will learn about differentiating appropriately using technology, flipping the classroom through technology, positive behavior supports with technology, parent communication using technology, math and reading strategies that utilize technology, and more. No matter your level of access to technology (from a one-to-one school initiative to one computer lab shared by 8 grade levels), join us so you can stay on the cutting edge of current trends in integrating technology in classrooms!
Utilizing Technology to Engage Students
August 3, 2016
9:00am – 3:00pm
Institute for Excellence in Education
711 West Pickard Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Lunch will be provided.
Blake Pratt brings over 10 years of classroom experience to his role as a Targeted Learning Coach for the Institute for Excellence in Education. As a former middle-grades math teacher, Blake helped to develop an instructional model that significantly increased his students’ math proficiency. As a math coach for IEE, Blake provides ongoing professional development to schools and has empowered hundreds of educators to implement instructional strategies that lead to sustained student growth and achievement. Blake earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University.
Cheryl Irvin was a middle school science and language arts teacher and an online school principal before joining the Institute. She has experience with kindergarten through high school. Cheryl has experience with the creation and implementation of school improvement plans with a passion for creating the best learning environment for students through evidence based strategies. She believes in building strong relationships with students where the mentors in their lives hold high expectation for each student’s personal growth. Cheryl is a certified reading specialist in the state of Michigan and is certified in educational leadership.
Event Registration Cancellation Policy
Transfer: Registrations are transferrable, but not refundable. Substitutions for persons attending can be made up to one day in advance of the event without charge.
Cancellation by Participant: No refunds will be given, but a voucher for attendance at another Institute for Excellence in Education event will be offered and will be valid for one full year.
Cancellation by IEE: In the event of circumstances beyond its control, the Institute for Excellence in Education reserves the right to amend or cancel any event. If the Institute for Excellence in Education cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.